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ARTICLES BY MARGARET ALTHOFF
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Four page discussion of December 2010 changes to the gift and estate tax code.

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MAGAZINE ARTICLE REPRINTS
Business Week Nov 2006: 
Issues with Financial Institution Trustee's
This article discusses the low yields of many Financial Institution Trustee's and what you can and cannot do about it.

Business Week Sep 2006: 
Perils of serving as an Executor
While it may be flattering to be asked to be an executor of someone's estate, it is time consuming and full of challenges.  Be prepared!

 

WEB ARTICLES:
Estate Planning for Parents of Young Children
This article -- published on the Colorado State University Extension service website -- covers essential planning for the well being and maintenance of the family with small children.  Topics include caring for the children, managing the estate, plus transferring and managing the property.

How Property Passes at Death
This article -- published on the Colorado State University Extension service website -- covers both probate and non probate situations.  There are also sections on generation of wills and on Appointment of Fiduciaries to look after the affairs of the estate.

Wills in Colorado
This article from the Colorado Bar Association provides some very basic and useful information about wills.   The purpose is to inform citizens of their legal rights and obligations.

Probate in Colorado
This article from the Colorado Bar Association provides the basic information about the Colorado Probate process.  Learn when it is required, necessary steps to the process, the fee structure, and more.  The purpose is to inform citizens of their legal rights and obligations.

Estate Planning
This is a very detailed series of web pages from the Colorado Bar Association.  Topics covered range from a general overview to detailed instructions for a variety of different property types.  This article is only recommended for those wishing a high degree of self familiarity with the Estate Planning science.

What a Will Won't Do (and What it Will)
Article in November&December AAPR Magazine.  Not currently on-line.

 


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